Important notice about SecAppDev 2020
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 (Corona), with deep regret, we feel bound to postpone SecAppDev 2020 indefinitely. While there have been no official instructions to postpone events such as ours or reduce travel, both attendees and speakers have informed us that they are unable to attend SecAppDev.
We hope everyone in SecAppDev stays healthy, and wish everyone the best for the coming months.
SecAppDev 2020 Lecture Details
Paradigms of privacy research and privacy engineering
Tuesday March 10, 09:00 - 10:30
Privacy and data protection are not the same thing. How do they differ and what does it mean in terms of technical designs? This talk will present a broad overview of theories of privacy and their translation into privacy designs and engineering practice.
The number of privacy debacles of the last years in social networks, web tracking, NSA/GCHQ surveillance, and mass scale breaches have been adding up. People around the world do care about their privacy and want to see change in the way we build our systems, sometimes asking for them not to be built, e.g., facial recognition. However, getting privacy right is challenging. The emerging field of privacy engineering responds to this challenge.
This session will give an overview of privacy research paradigms in computer science and the nascent field of privacy engineering.
Privacy is more than data protection and requires thoughtful design in software systems
Anyone designing, developing or securing software systems
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Assistant professor, TU Delft
Seda is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Multi-Actor Systems at TU Delft, and an affiliate at the COSIC Group at KU Leuven. Previously she was an FWO post-doctoral fellow at COSIC/ESAT, and a research associate at the Center for IT and Policy at Princeton University. Her work focuses on privacy enhancing and protective optimization technologies (PETs and POTs), privacy engineering, as well as questions around software infrastructures, social justice and political economy.
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The GDPR and doing really cool stuff with personal data!
Lecture by Bavo Van den Heuvel
The impression that the GDPR prevents innovative uses of personal data is mistaken. In this session, we explore GPDR compliance for interesting use cases, such as biometrics, tracking, intelligent camera's, IoT at home, sensors for behavioral evaluation.
Privacy, safety & ethics Monday March 9, 09:15 - 10:30
Intro to trust & safety - Identifying abuse vectors
Lecture by Lexi Galantino
Trust & safety is all about how bad actors can exploit application design vulnerabilities to abuse other users. Here, you’ll learn how to identify these vulnerabilities so that you can prevent or close them in your applications.
Privacy, safety & ethics Tuesday March 10, 14:00 - 15:30
Trust & safety II - Best practices & current topics
Lecture by Lexi Galantino
Following “Intro to trust & safety”, this session will concern more advanced trust & safety design problems. We’ll also look at the current edge of research and recent product experiments and discuss their implications.
Privacy, safety & ethics Thursday March 12, 09:00 - 10:30
Protective optimization technologies
Lecture by Seda Gürses
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Privacy, safety & ethics Tuesday March 10, 16:00 - 17:30